Category Archives: InfraStructure

Azure N-Series VM’s available in more regions

In the cadence of general availability and continuous rollout of N-Series instances of Azure Virtual Machines, Microsoft last week announced the availability of N-Series (NV/M60 for visualization) in East US and North Central US regions, joining the already available South Central US, Southeast Asia, and West Europe regions. They also expanded their NV/M60 capacity for South Central US. […]

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Enable backups of a custom VM in Azure IaaS

I don’t think I’m the one today that has to convince you that backing up Virtual Machines in Azure is really simple. A few weeks ago, things even got more simplified, with the backup functionality placed right into the context menu of Virtual Machines in Azure.  This all works great for VM’s created from images found in […]

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The magic behind Server Management Tools in Azure

Last week I tweeted about patching my Windows Server 2016 servers by using the Server Management Tools functionality. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hold a grudge against Group Policys and WSUS or the new update functionality in OMS, but when there’s something new in Azure, most of the time I want to try it out… […]

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Microsoft provides “a” SLA for single VM’s

The story that rocked the cloud world this week was that Microsoft started to provide an SLA (Service Level Agreement) for single instance Virtual Machines. Before this change, customers we’re only eligible for such support guidelines when deploying at least two Virtual Machines in an availability set. The difficulty here is that many older applications […]

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Protection and Recovery

Integrated cloud backup and disaster recovery provide a simple and cost-effective solution to protect enterprise applications and data irrespective of its location. Automate the orderly recovery of services in the event of a site outage at the primary datacenter. Reduce cost and increase compliance with efficient and flexible online cloud backup and recovery services.

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Automation and Control

Deliver continuous IT services and manage rapid change across heterogeneous environments. Take control of your environment by remediating operational issues, so you get time back to focus on work that adds business value. Keep service levels high and mitigate risk to enable a consistent enterprise. Transform complex and repetitive tasks with IT automation.

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